Child Fatality Prevention Team / Community Child Protection Team

Meeting Information

  • The Child Fatality Prevention and Community Child Protection Teams meet no less often that once per quarter and often enough to allow adequate review of cases identified by the state for review.
  • Child Fatality Prevention and Community Child Protection Team meetings are not open to the public due to the confidential nature of the records under review.

Overview

  • The roles of the Child Fatality Prevention and Community Child Protection Teams are defined by NC GS 7B-1406 through 7B-1413.

Membership

  • Positions on the team are dictated by statutory authorities.
  • The Board of County Commissioners appoint the following members:
    • Law enforcement
    • EMS or firefighter
    • Parent of child who died before the age of 18
    • Up to five additional optional members representing county agencies or the community at large.
  • A variety of other authorities appoint the remaining team members, as defined in NC GS 7B-1407.